Subedar Major Yogendra Singh Yadav is a serving Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) in the Indian Army, who received the Param Vir Chakra, highest military decoration, for displaying exemplary courage during the Kargil War. In the 1999 Kargil War, Yogendra had survived 12 bullets and had played a vital role in capturing the Tiger Hill.Being the son of a retired Indian Army soldier of the Kumaon Regiment who took part in the 1965 and 1971 wars against Pakistan, Yogendra grew up listening to the awe-inspiring stories of the brave Indian soldiers on the battlefield.Yogendra was 15 years old when his brother, Jitendra, was inducted in the Indian Armed forces. Jitendra also suggested Yogendra to join the Armed forces. Yogendra, who had a tremendous love for his motherland, and sheer determination to serve the nation, didnt even give it a second thought and went to appear for the exam of selection. He passed the test on his first attempt.
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